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Robert Martin Douglas, American judge. member Douglas & Douglas, Greensboro, North Carolina, since 1905.

Background

Douglas, Robert Martin was born on January 28, 1849 in Douglas, North Carolina, United States. Son of Stephen Arnold (United States senator from Illinois) and Martha Denny (Martin) D.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Georgetown University, 1867, A.M., 1870 (Doctor of Laws, 1897).

Career

Judge Robert P. Dick, of Greensboro, North Carolina, June 23, 1874. Father of Robert Dick D. Private secretary to governor of North Carolina, 1868. Colonel militia, 1868-1871.

Secretary to President Grant, 1869-1873. United States marshal, North Carolina, 1873-1883. Standing master in chancery, United States Circuit Court, 1888-1896.

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina, 1897-1905. Renominated by acclamation by Republican State Convention, but entire ticket defeated. Again nominated by acclamation, 1906, for corporation commissioner, and led the ticket, but defeated.

Again nominated by acclamation for Supreme Court, 1910, but declined. Senior member Douglas & Douglas, Greensboro, North Carolina, since 1905.

Membership

Member Douglas & Douglas, Greensboro, North Carolina, since 1905.

Connections

Married Jessie M., d.

father:
Stephen Arnold Douglas

spouse:
Jessie M.